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Management (MNGMT) - ARCHIVE

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Begin Date: Spring Semester 2002
End Date: Spring Semester 2007

Management - ARCHIVE

Capital College (MNGMT)

PROFESSOR STEPHEN SCHAPPE, Director of Undergraduate Studies, School of Business Administration

This major is designed for students who are interested in careers in management and learning problem-solving skills that will enable them to make sound decisions within a changing business environment. The program emphasizes current practices and technical competence, which provides students with skills to organize, establish goals, and control activities. Each student´┐Żs background is complemented with basic business instruction in accounting, marketing, information systems, and finance. Because the Harrisburg area is the center of industry and economic development for south-central Pennsylvania, students are provided with many opportunities to experience the world of business.

Entry to Major Requirements:
Entry to the Management major requires the completion of 9 entry-to-major courses: ACCTG 211(4), B A 243(4), CMPSC 203 GQ(4) or MIS 103(3), ECON 002 GS(3), ECON 004 GS(3) ENGL 015 GWS(3) or ENGL 030 GWS(3), MATH 110 GQ(4) or MATH 140 GQ(4), MIS 204(2), SCM 200 (4) or STAT 200 GQ(4) and a 2.00 or higher cumulative grade-point average. Additional information about this major is available in the office of the Director of Undergraduate Studies, School of Business Administration at Penn State Harrisburg.

For a B.S. degree in Management, a minimum of 122 credits is required. At least 50 percent of the business credit hours required for the degree must be taken at the Capital College. No more than 61 credits should be from business and business-related courses.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(10-12 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: Select 5-8 credits of non-business courses.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 81-82 credits
(This includes 10-12 credits of General Education Courses: 3 credits of GWS courses; 3 credits of GS courses; 4-6 credits of GQ courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (49 credits)
ACCTG 211(4), B A 243(4), MIS 204(2) (Sem: 1-4)
ECON 002 GS(3), ECON 004 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 3-4)
BUS 364Y US;IL(3), BUS 462(3)[1], FINAN 320(3), MIS 390(3), MRKT 370(3), MNGMT 310(3)[1], MNGMT 450(3)[1], MNGMT 463(3)[1], MNGMT 480(3)[1], SCM 310(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (20-21 credits)
Select 3-4 credits from CMPSC 203 GQ(4) or MIS 103(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 4 credits from MATH 110 GQ(4) or MATH 140 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 4 credits from SCM 200(4) or STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 9 credits[1] from the following: H C M 361(3), H C M 462(3), MNGMT 441(3), MNGMT 442(3), MNGMT 451(3), MNGMT 461(3), MNGMT 489(3), SCM 445(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12 credits)
Select 12 credits from 200-400 level business courses from: ACCT, BUS, ECNMS, FINAN, MIS, MNGMT, or MRKT in consultation with an academic adviser and in support of the student's interests. (Sem: 3-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2002

Blue Sheet Item #: 30-03-015

Review Date: 3/8/04

UCA Revision #1: 8/8/06

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